Ephedrine – Health Benefits And Side Effects

Ephedrine

Considering the constant barrage of negative press on Ephedrine, this headline probably will make some of you scoff while others will nod in agreement. The poster child for anti-DSHEA (Dietary Supplement Health & Education Act of 1994) rabble-rousers, Ephedrine has taken hit after hit in the media for being a potentially deadly dietary supplement. If all this negative press is true then why are Ephedrine-based products still available on the market for everyone to purchase? Is the FDA asleep at the wheel or are the inmates of the supplement industry running the asylum? The truth is out there; you just …

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Antioxidants – Nutrition And Health Benefits

antioxidants

Antioxidants are a chemical compounds that help protect against inflammation by scavenging free radicals, which play a role in diseases like cancer. As far as the muscle growth is concerned, it is important to consider the environment in which we live and the high-stress levels we all face everyday. These two factors lead to an increase in the production of free radicals by the body. These little trouble makers are produced naturally by the body as we obtain energy from our food in the oxidative phosphorylation process. The Metabolic Process All of you who are loyal readers have encountered this …

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Dianabol – The Real Power Of An Anabolic Steroid

Dianabol

Dianabol is the second anabolic steroid ever made; Methandrostenolone, more popularly known to bodybuilders as Dianabol or Dbol, has been around since 1958 when John Ziegler and Ciba introduced it. Dianabol is one of the most popular AAS (anabolic-androgenic steroid) used by bodybuilders, and remain so today- a decade after its production in the US had been discontinued. It’s quite easy to see why. Dianabol is both anabolic (muscle-building) and androgenic (masculinizing), but it is the former attribute that draws loyal patronage, particularly from bodybuilding enthusiasts. Dianabol is an altered version of testosterone: c17 alpha alkylated, to allow it to …

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PhenQ Reviews 2021: The Weight Loss Pill That Works

PhenQ Review

In 2021 the weight loss community is speaking a lot about the new supplement, PhenQ, which has been developed for weight loss. Benefits of PhenQ The pill effect can go to a great extent. This is what it succeeds through its many ingredients: Stimulation through caffeine. The supplement suppresses appetite. Increased energy. More bodily heat for accelerated fat burning. Stored fat elimination. Improved metabolism. No adverse side effects to be cautious about. Cravings and hunger control. Fat production blocking. Better mood day by day. PhenQ is surprising, to say the least. It appears to be 100% natural and to have …

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Astragalus Benefits – The Herb That Cures Any Disease

astragalus

Astragalus is an herb that has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide variety of conditions and illnesses, including upper respiratory infection, fatigue, cancer, and heart disease. According to modern Chinese medicine, Astragalus is believed to strengthen all the body systems and is especially useful for treating conditions that cause fatigue, similar to Ginseng. It is prescribed for everything from high blood pressure to heart disease and diabetes. Studies conducted on Astragalus show that it helps to promote and improve immune function, increasing the strength of T cells. In studies on mice, it was found that Astragalus …

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Creatine 101 – Health Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects

Creatine

Much to my dismay, new studies and reports on creatine are flowing in. Magazines publish updates every other month, science conventions overflow with documentation on the subject. It’s almost as if the only thing out there for us to use is creatine. Annoying as it is, I swore to keep you updated on the movements of the industry, and since this is the hot topic of the moment, I have to write about creatine. Already, from studies, articles, and questions I get emailed every day, I have been able to compile an updated article on the ever-present supplement. I present …

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Glutamine – The Pinnacle Of Supplements?

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Glutamine, a non-essential amino acid, has earned a reputation among bodybuilders as the pinnacle of the anabolic amino acids. Is this reputation justified? This article will delve into the research on glutamine and try to determine exactly what it does and why many bodybuilders rate its efficacy so highly. What Is Glutamine & What Does It Do? Two-thirds of the free-form amino acids inside one’s muscles are glutamine and most of the glutamine in one’s bloodstream is made in the muscles and organs. Glutamine is digested and altered in the intestine and therefore cannot be acquired directly from meals. Instead, it is …

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Bodybuilding Supplements For Maximum Gains & Performance!

bodybuilding supplements

With the vast array of bodybuilding supplements on the market today it is no wonder that even experienced bodybuilders and athletes are baffled as to which to use for performance and maximizing gains from weight training. Bodybuilding supplements are an essential part of gaining muscle, strength, size and even definition. We get asked so many times, “what should I take?” Well, there are so many Bodybuilding supplements to choose from and so many manufacturers. And everyone is different, some are good and some are not so good. Bodybuilding supplements we’ve used over the years are many. We train hard and …

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Improve Your Workout With Enhanced Muscle Protein Synthesis

Muscle protein synthesis

Have you been working hard at your BOX? I bet you’re continually looking for ways to increase strength and improve your cardiovascular fitness. Because intense workouts are nothing new to the Crossfit crowd and elite bodybuilders. If you’re like most, you’re always looking for a little help to push you through your grueling workouts. The key to success on your upcoming workout starts immediately following your last workout. I’m not just talking about recovery, although that’s extremely important, but we need to consider the building of stronger muscle and the body’s ability to prepare for the next intense exercise session. …

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Carbohydrates For Muscle Growth!

Carbohydrates For Muscle Growth!

Although I’ve always labeled myself as a protein/amino acid guy, I didn’t realize that this had actually turned me into a bit of an anti-carbohydrates guy. And as one who practices what he preaches, I began dropping my carbohydrates on a regular basis. Even the sacred post-workout window, which is a myth for everything but glycogen restoration, was not immune to my carbophobia. This all seemed to be quite justified, after all, resistance training generally doesn’t deplete muscle glycogen more than ~40%, so we don’t need the high doses of carbohydrates. Further, even taking advantage of that post-workout window for glycogen doesn’t mean that we’re …

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